Starting secondary school
Apply for a secondary school place for September 2019, if your child was born between 1 September 2007 and 31 August 2008.
If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan or statement of special educational needs you don’t need to apply through this admission process. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org instead.
Key dates for secondary school admissions 2019:
|Registration for the Medway Test opens||9am, Monday 4 June 2018|
|Registration for the Medway Test closes||5pm, Monday 2 July 2018|
|Deadline for special arrangements requests from schools||Monday 9 July 2018|
|Secondary school applications open||9am, Monday 10 September 2018|
|Medway Test dates||Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 September 2018|
| Medway Test date for Medway schools who opt for Saturday
testing and children from non-Medway schools
|Saturday 22 September 2018|
|Results of the Medway Test||Monday 8 October 2018|
|Deadline for Medway Test review requests||Monday 15 October 2018|
|Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council||10am, Wednesday 17 October 2018|
|Medway Test reviews||Thursday 18 and Friday 19 October 2018|
|Review decisions posted to parents and carers||By Tuesday 23 October 2018|
|Secondary school applications close||5pm, Wednesday 31 October 2018|
|Offers sent to parents and carers||Friday 1 March 2019|
| Places must be accepted/refused
Requests to go on a waiting list and appeals must be submitted
|By Friday 29 March 2019|
|Re-allocation of vacant places begins||Tuesday 23 April 2019|
|Re-allocation of vacant places ends||Tuesday 31 December 2019|
Question and answer sessions
To help guide families through the admissions process, we're running a series of presentations on how it works and what you need to do.
You can ask any questions you have and you don't need to book a place, just turn up.
There are two presentation times on each date at each venue.
|Tuesday 5 June 2018||4.30pm and 6.30pm||Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School, Maidstone Road, Rochester, ME1 3EL|
|Wednesday 6 June 2018||4.30pm and 6.30pm||Chatham Grammar School for Girls, Rainham Road, Chatham, ME5 7EH|
|Thursday 7 June 2018||4.30pm and 6.30pm||The Hundred of Hoo Academy, Main Road, Hoo, Rochester, ME3 9HH|